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We understand that knowledge is key to making informed decisions about your needs. We have provided this page as a resource tool to support our clients by providing valuable news articles on current insurance related topics as well as links to industry related sites. We trust that you will find this as informative and beneficial as we have.

Assurance Brokers is recognized as an expert in the insurance industry. Many times we are asked for opinions, and our professionals are published in industry-leading publications. On some occasions we also author and distribute white papers or informative letters to clients and referral sources. A select group of these items is presented below, along with additional articles of interest.

One Dead & Three Injured in Construction Accident

A horrible crash on I-64 in Fairview Heights involving construction workers has killed one person and left three others hurt. It happened Tuesday morning around 9:30 at I-64 eastbound near the Fairview Heights exit. Investigators say a motorist was driving erratically when he crashed into a pickup truck then slammed into an attenuator on the […]

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Understanding the Difference Between Work Comp Fraud and Abuse

Understanding the Difference Between Work Comp Fraud and Abuse Workers compensation fraud and abuse are each destructive and expensive. Determining the difference between work comp fraud and abuse can be difficult, but it is important. In Missouri, work comp fraud and abuse each carry different legal consequences. Read more to find out exactly what the difference […]

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The OSHA 300 Logs – Is Yours Posted?

Starting on February 1, 2012 employers must use form 300A and post the annual summary of their Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 300 logs for 2011. The posting period is from February 1 to April 30. Who must keep OSHA records? Employers with more than 10 employees. Businesses that employ less than 10 workers or those […]

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US Property/Casualty Pricing in Early Stages of Hard Market: Survey

NEW YORK—The U.S. property/casualty insurance industry is in the early stages of a hard market, according to a survey of industry executives released Wednesday by the Insurance Information Institute Inc. In fact, 72% of the attendees who responded to the survey at the Property/Casualty Insurance Joint Industry Forum this week in New York said the […]

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